McMaster University

McMaster University

Nursing at McMaster

Dean's Welcome

From Dr. Carolyn Byrne:

Carolyn Byrne

As you browse through this website, you will soon see that the School of Nursing at McMaster University is a dynamic, innovative and exciting place to learn and work.  As the Associate Dean, Health Sciences and Director of the School of Nursing, I am proud to lead this amazing school.  The website will give you an overview of all aspects of our school. 

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About Us

Our Vision, Our Values, Our Objectives …

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MUNSS: Nursing Students Society

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Leadership & Management Program

Graduate Program:

Graduate Program



New app holds promise for stroke survivors

September 23, 2016 - A $250,000 philanthropic gift from the Max Bell Foundation will allow researchers to test a new app designed to improve team-based care for  stroke survivors and their family caregivers living at home in the community.

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New book examines advanced practice nursing

September 19, 2016 - Ruth A. Hannon is one of the editors for the inaugural book, Canadian Perspectives on Advanced Practice Nursing.

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Personal connections open doors in the West Indies

September 16, 2016 - McMaster nursing students interested in Global Health Professional Practice Placements during their last year of studies have two more destination choices this year. Clinical sites in two islands in the West Indies have just opened their doors to McMaster students.

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Study examines nursing educational scholarship

September 15, 2016 - The McMaster Nursing Education Research Unit (NERU) is conducting a study called “70 Years of Nursing Educational Scholarship at McMaster: An Historical Analysis”.

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Learn about knowledge exchange and research

September 13, 2016 - Dr. Maureen Dobbins, Professor of Nursing at McMaster University, and Scientific Director for the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools, will give the closing remarks at a panel discussion called Impacts Unpacked on September 23 at McMaster University...

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Closer to home: The future of nursing in Ontario

August 24, 2016 - Ontario is planning to spend more on healthcare at home and in clinics. What does this mean for patients and nurses? McMaster nursing student Boey Chak weighs in on the future of community nursing in Ontario.

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Insulin delivery is changing

August 24, 2016 - “The future is here in insulin delivery,” says Lisa Maks, an Assistant Clinical Professor in McMaster School of Nursing and a Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist at Hamilton Health Sciences (Juravinski site).

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